Regions / Iraq
20th March 2003: the American army and its allies bombard Baghdad. The War in Iraq has started. Five years later, we, as writers, are sending a message to the people.
Five years later, it turns out that progressives were not only right in their predictions about the war, they are still right today in advocating a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.
U.S. veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan change the conversation.
As George W. Bush's administration enters its last year in office, the danger of a U.S. military attack on Iran looms.
The Bush administration is stirring the pot once again by negotiating an agreement with the "sovereign" Iraqi government to place U.S. military troops and bases permanently on Iraqi soil despite strong objections from many Democrats.
There's a risk that the United States will never withdraw from Iraq.
In her poem In vigil (2), Lee Sharkey describes a tense exchange at a silent peace gathering.
Refugees returning to Iraq and order returning to the country? Think again.
The United States thinks it owns the world, says Noam Chomsky, and that explains so much of its foreign policy.
On both Iraq and climate change, John McCain supports the Bush status quo.